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  • Blogs

    June 20, 2014

    Best of Miami 2014: Here Are the Media Winners in This Year's Issue

    The latest edition of Best of Miami is on stands around town, packed with hundreds of our choices for everything from the finest smoky dive bars to the greatest elegant craft cocktails, from the number one spot to kayak to the coolest thrift stores -- and, of course, all of your choices for the tops ... More >>

  • Music

    November 29, 2012
  • Blogs

    September 6, 2012

    Cuban Station La Poderosa Goes Beyond Hardline Exilio Politics, Owner's Son Says

    Last week, I wrote a cover story on the slow death of Cuban American news talk radio in Miami. As the Hispanic population in Miami-Dade has gotten more diverse over the past decade, the frequencies for hardline right-wing programming focused on getting rid of the Castro regime has shrunk considerabl ... More >>

  • News

    August 30, 2012
  • Blogs

    April 30, 2012

    DJ Laz "Needed a Bigger Platform to Grow," Says Spanish Broadcasting Systems' Jesus Salas

    Sandwiched between Detroit and Seattle, Miami ranks a depressing 12th among the largest radio markets in the country, according to Arbitron's spring 2012 rankings. Meanwhile, Los Angeles is second only to New York City. So for longtime Miami radio personality Lazaro "DJ Laz" Mendez, accepting a n ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 19, 2011

    Pepe Billete Takes His Wacky Act and Cubanísmos to El Zol 95.7 FM's Airwaves

    ¡Vacilando heavy por la mañanita!​At first, we thought our ears were deceiving us yesterday morning. Surely, no one in their right mind would give this man, Pepe Billete, a job. Yet it turns out that in the Magic City -- and specifically the offices of El Zol 95 -- anything is possibl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 22, 2010

    Cox Radio's Brian Elam on Why 93 Rock Got Killed for Christmas

    The suits at Cox Radio reply.​Take Crossfade's 93 Rock "Radio Sucks" poll. After discovering late Saturday night that 93.1 FM made the switch (or, as many commenters claim, "improvement") from crappy alt-rock to 24/7 holiday music, Crossfade sent mega-broadcaster Cox Radio a few questions. And t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2009

    News Roundup

    Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Alvarez might have to increase property taxes to bolster the county's budget. [CBS4]Swine flu claimed a sixth life in Miami-Dade, a 53-year-old woman. There are now 716 confirmed cases of the H1N1 virus in the county. [NBCMiami]Jim DeFede is none too pleased with Cindy Lederm ... More >>

  • News

    October 25, 2007

    Joyce Kaufman Hates Immigrants!

    Well, not exactly. But she sure doesnt speak well of them.

  • Music

    September 20, 2007

    Chuck Prophet

    Soap and Water (Yep Roc)

  • News

    May 19, 2005

    The New Shock Jocks

    Internet broadcasting allows the Smut Doctors to wallow in pure porn -- at least for now

  • Calendar

    December 2, 2004
  • News

    November 25, 2004

    Miami's Blessed Airwaves

    To learn more about Bush's victory, tune to 89.7 FM

  • Music

    October 23, 2003

    Tune Out

    WLRN-FM cancels two great radio programs and leaves its fans reeling

  • Music

    May 9, 2002

    Raperos Rule

    As rap recedes on the U.S. mainland, reggaetón rises on the enchanted island

  • News

    June 28, 2001

    The Drudge Retort

    Democrats hate him. Journalists scorn him. Most Americans ignore him. Which is fine with Matt Drudge. He's taking it to the bank.

  • Music

    March 29, 2001

    Still On the Line

    A little lower on the dial, ya homie Al B. hopes he'll have more power

  • Music

    January 11, 2001

    Trini Rising

    Miami's R&B hopeful engages in a little simple conversation

  • News

    July 9, 1998

    El Donahue

    Forget Jerry and Phil. When it comes to Spanish TV, Miami's own Pedro Sevcec is the tiger of talk.

  • Music

    June 4, 1998
  • News

    May 7, 1998


    Despite being in one of the largest media markets in the nation, Miami's public radio station barely registers with local listeners

  • News

    February 6, 1997

    The Phone Is Mightier Than the Sword

    Just ask WQBA's feisty Ninoska Perez, whose crank calls to Cuban officials have infuriated Fidel's minions. Miami's exiles love it!

  • News

    March 7, 1996
  • News

    November 16, 1995

    Breach of Faith

    Radio journalist Emilio Milian's persistent denunciations of Miami's exile terrorists almost cost him his life in 1976. Now he's fighting for his career.

  • News

    October 19, 1995

    Count the People Who Count

    A trio of exile groups mounts a new challenge to monopoly control of local Spanish-language radio

  • News

    December 22, 1994

    Gary Bruce's Three-Piece Suit

    WIOD's former program director alleges wrongful termination, libel, and slander

  • News

    May 18, 1994

    The Man and the Microphone

    In the turbulent and often virulent world of Spanish-language radio, two things are certain: Fidel will be the debate, and Tomas Garcia Fuste will prevail

  • News

    March 16, 1994

    The Godfather of Reggae

    Clint O'Neil, legendary radio DJ and guardian of Jamaica's musical heritage, stirs it up at 'LRN

  • News

    May 19, 1993

    The Songs Remain the Same

    Rejecting young talent in favor of dinosaurs with proven track records, classic rock radio rakes in the ratings and the cash A along with a severe case of geezer burn